J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: J36 Fortnightly Sale of Store Lambs, Thursday 14th December 2023.

A pleasing entry of 2100 store lambs were put before our ever increasing ring side of buyers at J36, with a fantastic averaged of £79 was achieved. A fabulous run of Beltex cross lambs from JD Dixon, Flookburgh sold to £135 with others from the same good home to £127. Texels sold to £119 from Holgate Caravans, Silverdale. Other good pens of Texels sold to £118 from PM&ST Entwistle, Abbeystead. 34 pens sold over the £100 mark. Well bred longer term Continental lambs were in the keenest interest for some time, with these regularly selling at £80 to £95. Mule lambs saw a top of £92 from JA&CA Gibson, Selside. A full ring full sold to £90 from RI Dixon, Selside. All Mules forward averaged £80.50. Hill lambs saw Cheviot sell to £83 from J Angus, Broughton with others at £81 from D&D Huddleston, Wray. Swaledales saw keen ring side of buyers, with the best pens selling to £79.50 from Messrs Hodgson, Rydal. Swaledale pens were regularly selling at £65 to £70, with 724 forward averaging £59. Herdwicks saw a top of £79 from Messrs Edmondson, Grate Langdale with other pens to £75.50 from J Angus, Broughton.
North West Auction would like to wish our customer both buying and selling a very happy Christmas and a prosperous new year. The next sale of store hoggs is on Thursday 4th January, with catalogue entries closing on Wednesday 20th December.

Top Prices


Beltex: £135, £127 Main Street, £115 Trainriggs Farm, £112.50 High Underbrow Farm, £107 Rydal Farm, £93 The Hills. Texel: £120 Main Street, £119 Middlebarrow Plain, £118 Lentworth Farm, £116 Main Street, £112 Crabtree Farm, £112 Wyke Farm. Continental: £102 Smith Green Farm, £92, £90 High Low Wood, £88 Slakes Farm, £74.50 Keld Farm, £73 Slakes Farm. Charollais: £99.50, £88, £77 Hartsop Hall. Suffolk: £99.50 Smithy Green Farm, £95 The Hills, £92 Wyke Farm, £88 Low Groves Farm, £85 High Underbrow Farm, £83 Greenbank Farm. Mule: £99 Middlebarrow Plain, £92 Longwell, £90 Low Newton Farm, £87 Hartsop Hall, £86 Mosergh Farm, £86 Brow Head. Dutch Spotted: £95 Trainriggs. Leicester: £94 Longwell. Horned: £88 Drovers Pass. Cheviot: £83 High Ground, £81 Wall End Farm, £81 Botton Hall Farm, £63 High Ground Farm. Herdwick: £79 Wall End Farm, £75.50 High Ground, £71 Braestead, £68 Barker Knott, £61 Wall End Farm, £61 Rydal Farm. Swaledale: £78.50 Rydal Farm, £70 Drovers Pass, £68.50 Hartsop Hall, £68 Ashstead, £67, £65 Rydal Farm. Rough Fell: £62 Ellergill.

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